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Kretzmann, Karl Gustave Henry

(February 23, 1877–April 3, 1949). Brother of P. E. Kretzmann*; b. Dudleytown, near Seymour, Indiana; educ. Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri Pastor Stamford, Connecticut, 1899–1905; Baltimore, Maryland, 1905–06; NYC 1906–21; Orange, New Jersey, 1921–43. First full-time curator Conc. Hist. Institute, St. Louis, 1943–48. Works include The Atlantic District of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States and Its Antecedents; The Oldest Lutheran Church in America.

W. G. Polack, “Karl Kretzmann, DD,” CHIQ, XXII (July 1949), 49–55.

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